Senior Systems Engineer

Currently Hiring | Senior Systems Engineer

IP Services, Eugene’s premier data center and managed services provider, is looking for a full time Senior Network Engineer in the Eugene area.

Eugene is a great place to call home just 90m south of Portland, with a great cost of living, an hour from the coast, and minutes from the pristine outdoors. Many a refugee from Portland, Seattle, and the bay area has found Eugene to be a better balance of work and play, this author included.

At IP Services, we provide managed IT services to our clients, built on proven methodologies and best practices. We focus on doing that as awesomely as possible. We are a highly collaborative team-oriented workplace. We keep it fun. We’re nimble, technology forward, and process focused. We wrote the book on ITIL and Visible Ops: http://itpi.org/the-visible-ops-handbook-review.html

Our Senior Systems Engineer’s primary focus is designing, implementing, and managing Microsoft technology platforms for our

data center and our customers. Our Senior Systems Engineer translates business and technology vision into reliable, performant, well documented systems that are a joy to operate and maintain.

You are an experienced systems engineer, with at least a MCSE level of mastery. You keep it as simple as possible to meet business requirements. You know what’s going on on your systems at all times and why. You know a systems strengths and weaknesses. You’re constantly working to improve it. You stay current on both the technology and the concepts. You love to innovate, think holistically and learn. You take ownership and are accountable. You’ve worked for a data center or other high performance, high security environment.

A typical day for our Senior Systems Engineer might consist of:

  • building a new application stack for a client
  • eating pizza and learning about a cool new technology or process we are adopting
  • inventing an automation to lighten your workload yet ensure systems compliance
  • managing changes
  • taking and resolving an escalation on a systems incident

You’ve mastered:

  • windows server platform technology
  • MS SQL Administration
  • GPO/AD/DNS/DHCP
  • IIS and Sharepoint
  • great communication
  • Documentation

You’re not afraid of:

  • cloud infrastructure offerings, like Azure and AWS
  • vmware and other virtualization platforms
  • design and architecture
  • dynamix
  • SCCM
  • Exchange
  • O365
  • powershell
  • the odd crufty line of business application
  • mentoring teammates
  • working within the ITIL framework
  • working under pressure

It’s super if you’ve:

  • certified with Microsoft
  • heard of devops and liked what you heard
  • used Windows core

If you are ready to take the next great step in your career journey, submit your resume with cover letter, salary history and business references.